GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT ANNOUNCES MANUFACTURING COMPANY TO LOCATE IN OCALA

On September 12, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Just In Time Machining, LLC, to create 25 jobs and a capital investment of $3.205 million Today, Governor Rick Scott announced Just In Time (JIT) Machining, LLC, will locate its new production facility in Ocala. The company’s first Florida facility will create 25 manufacturing jobs and a capital investment of at least $3.2 million. Governor […]

Statement from Governor Rick Scott on 9/11 Anniversary

On September 11, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Governor Rick Scott today issued the following statement on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America, September 11, 2001. Governor Rick Scott said, “Today, all Floridians and Americans remember one of the darkest days in the history of the United States. Patriot Day is a somber reflection of the attacks and the innocent […]

Governor Scott Issues Proclamation for Patriot Day

On September 10, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Scott issued the following proclamation in honor of Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance, directing flags be flown at half-staff on September 11th:    PATRIOT DAY; SEPTEMBER 11, 2014   WHEREAS, on September 11, 2001, the American people courageously endured the worst terrorist attack on United States soil in […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES OPENING OF EMBRAER’S ENGINEERING CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN MELBOURNE

On September 8, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Company will create 200 jobs at the new $24.2 million facility Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the opening of Embraer Aircraft Holding, Inc.’s new engineering Center of Excellence in Melbourne. The company’s new $24.2 million facility will house 200 new research and engineering professionals. The Center of Excellence project was announced in March of 2012. […]

FLORIDA’S RESURGENT ECONOMY CONTINUES TO SEE JOB DEMAND GROWTH THROUGH AUGUST

On September 5, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

More than 273,000 online job vacancies across Florida in August 2014 Today, Governor Rick Scott and The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the number of online job openings in Florida increased in August 2014 compared to the previous August by 11,318, or 4.3 percent, for a total of 273,281 openings (seasonally adjusted), according […]

Gov. Scott and FWC Announce New License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day Sept. 6

On September 4, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Today, Governor Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced that Saturday, September 6, visitors and residents are invited to participate in a saltwater license-free fishing day. On this day, the requirement to have a recreational saltwater fishing license is waived. All other regulations such as seasons, size limits and bag limits […]

Gov. Scott: Our Fight to Hold the Line on College Tuition Will Save Families an Estimated $700 Million

On September 4, 2014, in News Releases, by Governor's Press Office

Governor Rick Scott applauded the Florida Prepaid College Board’s historic vote today to reduce plan rates by up to 50 percent, thus saving Floridians millions of dollars. Approximately 18,000 Florida families who have purchased plans since 2008 will receive reimbursements worth $200 million. An additional 22,000 Florida families will have their monthly premiums reduced by […]